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6947 Andrewdavis (1981 ET8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006947
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06226840110507113 6.3417e-08  
a 2.398245006315986 1.4128e-08 AU
q 2.248910124314468 1.5292e-07 AU
i 3.878753154322228 6.4915e-06 deg
node 213.2067012192057 8.165e-05 deg
peri 352.0792292765072 9.3309e-05 deg
M 2.826016218897532 4.7521e-05 deg
tp 2456989.850949185887
(2014-Nov-28.35094919)
0.00017905 JED
period 1356.559197164216
3.71
1.1987e-05
3.282e-08
d
yr
n .2653772874435208 2.3451e-09 deg/d
Q 2.547579888317503 1.5008e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      975  
   data-arc span      21581 days (59.09 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-04-20  
   last obs. used      2014-05-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54908  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 13:35:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.2458 AU 
 T_jup = 3.522 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3 mag n/a MPO250277  

6947 Andrewdavis           Discovered 1981 Mar. 1 by S. J. Bus at Siding Spring in the course of the U.K. Schmidt-Caltech Asteroid Survey.
Andrew M. Davis (b. 1950) is a meteoriticist at the University of Chicago. His work on the trace elemental and isotopic composition of meteorites has addressed fundamental questions about timescales and processes in the solar nebula.
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Reference: 20060809/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-08

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